VMware Oracle Licensing – How to Win (2020)

VMware Oracle Licensing – How to Win (2020)

Oracle customers fight back over audits and VMware. Are they winning? Death and taxes are not the only constants in this world. Oracle auditing customers and trying to find noncompliance because their customers are using VMware technologies can be added to that...
Oracle’s Position on Licensing in One Clear Chart

Oracle’s Position on Licensing in One Clear Chart

It took me almost 25 years to figure out a way to easily explain Oracle’s position on licensing their software. What do you think? Unfortunately, this graphic is all too true as Oracle’s LMS audit team continues to go after their customers in virtualized and cloud...
Is Your Oracle Reseller Telling Oracle Too Much?

Is Your Oracle Reseller Telling Oracle Too Much?

Before I start this post let me remind everyone that Palisade Compliance is NOT and NEVER WILL BE an Oracle reseller. We’ve even created our own Declaration of Oracle Independence. The fact is, Oracle resellers make more money when they sell you more Oracle. What...
Oracle’s Significant Changes to How they License Java

Oracle’s Significant Changes to How they License Java

Today we want to talk about Java licensing. So, as you know Oracle made some significant changes to how they license and support Java and many of these changes will be due in January 2019. So, what’s Oracle been doing since the time they announced their changes to...